| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:44 PM
After an interruption of nearly 30 years, movies will once again play at Pikesville's Pikes Theatre beginning Friday.
"I'm a true believer in neighborhood theaters," said Ira Miller, who will operate the revived movie house in the front half of a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:46 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 72nd annual Golden Globes.
The ceremony, to be held January 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, is hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
Previous recipients of the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:14 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Toronto has always been a place for reinvention -- in 2008, Anne Hathaway came to the festival marred by her ex-boyfriend's federal arrest, and left as an Oscar darling for "Rachel Getting Married." And in 2013, Sandra...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival are some of the most important days on the film calendar, in recent years propelling pictures such as "Slumdog Millionaire," "Gravity" and "The King's Speech" on major commercial and awards...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - VENICE -- The absence of hefty U.S. fare is beginning to be felt as the Venice Festival enters its second stretch.
Many of this year's really big guns -- the Weinstein Co.'s Oscar hopeful "The Imitation Game," Denzel...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:08 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mixing high-profile star power with offbeat titles, the 41st Telluride Film Festival is offering an impressive glimpse at an array of awards contenders over Labor Day weekend.
The four-day fest, which starts Friday with a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:58 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A quarter-century after "Batman" ushered in the era of Hollywood mega-tentpoles -- hollow comicbook pictures manufactured to enthrall teens and hustle merch -- a penitent Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:40 PM
"Birdman" has taken flight, and it could be some time before the Alejandro G. Inarritu-directed black comedy comes back down to earth. The film, which stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up superhero actor struggling to mount a Broadway play, opened the...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:05 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After her success in "Gravity," Sandra Bullock is again orbiting a Warner Bros. project.
Sources tell Variety that Warners has greenlit the political dramedy "Our Brand is Crisis," which Bullock has committed to star in with...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner.
Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The biggest sporting event on Earth is just one of the weekend's highlights. Keep in mind:
Argentina and Germany meet in the World Cup at 3 p.m. Sunday on ABC and Univision. The pre-match coverage starts at 1 p.m. on ABC and at 1:30 p.m. on Univision....